“GDT Alternate Route through the forest of the Jackpine River Valley.”
— Joan Pendleton
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Need to Know
Great Divide Trail - Section G (North Boundary Trail to Kakwa Lake)
This Alternate Route bypasses an open high alpine stretch of the GDT that can be treacherous in bad weather. It runs through the lower forested, and therefore more protected Jackpine River Valley.
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